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    January 28, 2013
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median and overturned. one of the passengers was ejected and the vehicle landed on him. that passenger did not make it. >> four others in the car including the driver were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. the accident forced the chop to close the westbound lane of i-80 no an hour. >> the major sponsor of the bay to breakers race dropped out leaving only four months to find another primary backer. the "san francisco chronicle" reports that dazzle that sells customized t-shirts could not reach terms. dazzle shall be the sponsor for two years. the 102nd running will go on, as scheduled, may 19.
>> the 49ers will wake up in new orleans for the first time today as theyer ready for the super bowl on sunday. the team touchdowned in new orleans after 3 1/2 hour flight from san jose. coach car haw said the team is "super happy to be there." they are chasing their sixth super bowl title and holding a perfect 5-0 record in the previous trips. 6-0 ties them with pits h -- pittsburgh. abc7 has an entire team at the super bowl and in half an hour katie marzullo will join us live with more on the big arrival. sports director larry beil and sports anchor mike shumann are in the big easy and wayne freedman will bring you the best coverage during super bowl week and tweet behind-the-scenes updates at abc7 news bay area,
with a slide show of all the activity in new orleans on >> there reports 49er quarterback something will seek his relief before free agency begins in man according to a website. he will earn $8.5 million for the upcoming season with $1 million guarantee now and the balance on april. it is widely believed the 49ers will trade him. a source says that me could seek release before the free agency so he can join any time he wants. it calculated risk because he could lose the $8.5 million if he would lose if he is traded with the contract. >> today, a group of senators from both sides of the aisle lay out their work for sweeping overhaul of the immigration system. including a pathway to citizen ship. >> it is a hot button issue
coming to the forefront: immigration reform, a bipartisan group of senators, four democrats and four republicans, have unveiled a plan. >> we cannot go on forever with 11 million people living in the shadows. >> the plan by the "gang of eight" lays out ways to address the big issues including the path to citizenship for endowment the -- citizenship for undocumented workers. we have gone 25 years without a clear statement. that is not acceptable. >> tomorrow, president obama heads to las vegas with his own plan promising that reform during the 2008 campaign but failed to flavor in the first term with 7 in ten latino voters supporting president obama in 2012 election republicans now appear more willing to play ball. >> there is a new appreciation
on both sides of the aisle including more more on the republican side. >> americans support it. latino voters expect it. democrats want it. republicans need it. >> as washington lawmakers prepare to act some states are taking action. over the weekend, illinois became the fourth state to allow illegal immigrants to get a driver's license. >> this morning, a state lawmaker plans to unveil legislation to create a state-wide earthquake warning system. los angeles area state senator says such a system could minimize death and destruction for major earthquakes. japan and a few others have earthquake-warning systems. experts will be on hand for introduction of the bill. a few seconds of warning could give people extra time to take cover before an earthquake hits. >> major change is coming to the
golden gate bridge. they will trance >>guest: to electronic toll collecting. initially the toll collectors will be in the fast track and cash booth but when the system is fully tested, cash will no longer be accepted at the bridge. the golden gate bridge hopes to have the system up and running in early february. it is projected to save $19 million over eight years. golden gate bridge is the first bridge in california to could be voter to all electronic tolls. >> it started next week, then, possibly. >> now the forecast. >> february 1st is friday. time is zipping by. our weather is changing just as quickly. mike? >> good morning, everyone, this is what it will feel like, calm around livermore and hayward and fountain view and everyone else has some wind even it is the three miles per hour in concord but gusting to 31 in napa and 18
in novato and west win at seven and 24 american at half moon bay. that is the cooler weather we talked about and the breezes that come in this weekend. now, you can see from the north, we have high clouds and small chunk of energy that could kickoff a few showers over the ocean but well start off cool for the morning commute, mid- 40's inland, and during the afternoon hours ocean showers are possible from noon to 4:00. they will taper and the temperatures will taper, too, toward 7:00. tomorrow, more sunshine, and the same as today and the warming trends begins on wednesday. by thursday we are in the low-to-mid 60's and we may not stop until 70. sue? >> we have a look at the bay
bridge toll plaza, look for monday morning to be light conditions and we have smooth sailing on the upper deck through treasure island the tunnel and the city. the san mateo bridge, same thing, no problems and breezy, but no wind advisory on the bridge and the hold lights are headed to hayward and tail lights to the high-rise and foster city and san mateo area. we have a power pole down in hayward and a power outage in the area so watch out for that intersection. road work, north 880, 66 to fruitvale until 5:00 this morning. >> he did exactly what everyone wanted paterno to do but he ended up in the same situation. >> new questions are raised over the firing of bay area high school coach. why his whistle blowing cost him his job. >> and a couple on site seeing
tour of fork are fighting for their lives in the hudson river. now tech bytes. >> no more unlocking cell phones, modifying the known to use it on another wireless carrier is a copyright violation but carriers are more likely to those selling unlock phones than users. more and more are tracking health and using electronic devices, over a physician and there are 13,000 health and fitness acts available. reviews are of good for a role playing game "wrath of the white witch," looks like you are watching an animate movie and they combine actual animation and droid computer graphics with a lot of the same look and feel. >> it is available only for the play
>> good morning, at had:42. iran says it has sent a monkey into space. state tv said it was on a rocket that went 72 miles per hour, and the monkey returned safely. iran wants to send an astronaut into orbit. the united states is concerned they could use it to develop long-range nuclear missiles. >> families are identifying loved ones after 230 people died when a fire broke out in a brazil nightclub. smoke filled the nightclub in the southern brazil center. party growers grabbed axs to help reach people trapped in the club. firefighters suspect that the fire could have started when the band lit flares on the stage. that ignited the ceiling. a doctor believes most of the victims died from inhaling toxic
fumes. >> a couple was on a sightseeing friendship and the plane they were in lost power and crashed into the river. they were wearing life vests and were able to get out of the plane before it sank. they were rescued in 30 minutes. both are hospitalized in stable condition. >> there is new information about the grounding of boeing 787 dreamliner, the national transportation safety board reveals the jetliner that caught fire january 7 had only been delivered to japan airlines three weeks earlier. the fire broke out in one of the batteries. the batteries power manufacture the systems on board. the united states and the japan grounded the new jets this month. >> fireed high school coach is getting support from a coach he used to oppose on the filed. there was a hazing incident involving the players. abc7 news reporter tells us more. >> he in a varsity coach and
said he was surprised to learn that the head coach of an opposing team was fired after reporting a hazing incident. >> i woke up and looked on the computer and saw the headline and i was shocked. >> the two coaches have only met a few times on the football field but he is concerned this incident could make other coaches think twice about reporting anything inappropriate in the locker room. >> there has been a lot of emphasize on being accountable and responsible. he did exactly what everyone wanted paterno to do but he ended up in the same situation. >> in 2011, coach paterno was fired after the university determined he failed to report a series of sexual assaults on miors by sandusky. the situation at st. patrick's is less dramatic, former coach says that three heard younger players saying upper class men were hazing them and he reported i now high says he is made a
scapegoat. >> i found out. i did the right thing. i reported it. i'm the one without a job. >> i talked with a school spokesman by skype. he says that he was not fired for reporting the hazing. he was fired for failing to properly supervise the kids. >> the conclusion is that the person responsible for supervising them needed to go. that was the cope. it is 4:45. a change is coming to the broadway tunnel in san francisco, reinflation the 60 -year-old ventilation system with a digital carbon monoxide monitor. the san francisco examiner reports that monitor costs $1 million. the fans in the tunnel are so old the spare parts no longer exist and the work on a new system will begin in october.
>> the bay bridge has a broad -- red and gold color. >> go 49ers. they would be enjoying warm here. >> mid-70's there. and humid. mid-70's. they have a chance of thunderstorms today through wednesday. a cold front comes through and they dropped humidity and temperatures back into the mid-60's for thursday through the weekend. so if you are headed that way, you will find delightful weather. now, what is going on at home you can see from the east bay hills toward san francisco, a lot of high clouds and maybe you can see the halo around moon because of the high clouds and most of the radar runs to the north over the last three hours and falling apart as they head to us. now, broadening out the perspective, the storm system to the north, the bulk of this goes over the mountains and over the ocean and we will be in between
it so the best chance of seeing showers would be in those two areas. right now, we will talk temperatures. mid-to-upper 30's. half moon bay is at 48. we are at 48 in monterey and everyone else inland in the mid-to-upper 30's. could be colder, but, city, chilly. we will have cool breezes will for the better part of the day. a remaining what trend starts tomorrow. you will notice it for the weekend some areas will try to make it to 70 and no strong storms in the forecast today. it will be dry the next seven days. the low pressure is diving down so we have a slight chance of a shower offer the ocean, and you can see them over the ocean for the better part of the overnight hours and through this morning and it falls apart as they try to come in here and we will have a little bit of sunshine, a little bit of cloud cover and a lot of sunshine and cool breezes
keeping us in the mid-to-upper 50's. san mateo and half moon bay at 54, and 56 in san francisco, and 59 in oakland. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50's around the monterey bay. tonight, wide-spread 30's and cooler than this morning, and mid-30's, mid-40's an the bay shore and up to the coast. the seven-day outlook shows texts below average today. again today, too. back to average on wednesday. and warmer than average on thursday, friday, saturday, and super bowl sunday. >> happy monday. if you go to richmond or better chicago or emeryville, traffic on the east shore freeway is busy but moving. no issues moving to the macarthur maze. in san jose, headlights beyond the p.m. pavilion -- with the
h.p. pavilion but the traffic is moving. still road work in north 880 and 66 by the colisieum, and glee left lanes at fruitville will be picked up in ten minutes. >> new this morning, u.s. supreme court justice sotomayor will be in san francisco today making a stop at the theater on van necessary at -- at van ness to discuss her new book. sotomayor made history in 2009 when slow became the nation's first hispanic and third woman appointed to the highest court if the land. premium seats for the event including a copy of the book starting at $70. >> president obama's publicly
praising secretary of state, hillary clinton as one of his closest advisors leading some to think it is an endorsement for 2016. in a joint interview the president salt down with clinton on "60 minutes "speaking how their relationship has evolved over the last four years but both brushed off questions about her political future. >> you guys and the press are incorrigible, i was inaugurated, literally, four days ago. and you are talking about elections four years from now. >> i don't think either he or i can make predictions about what will happen tomorrow or the next year. >> the president says he proposed a joint interview with his outgoing secretary of state, hillary clinton because he wanted to publicly say "thank you" to her for her hard work. >> san francisco lays out an ambitious plan to put more pedal power on the street but there is
a hefty price tag. >> a new concern about kids, alcohol, and advertising
>> welcome back. cyclists will find a smoother traveling road. planners will meet tomorrow and want do improve the network including upgrading 50 miles of existing paths and 12 new miles and installing 20,000 new bicycle racks as well as maintaining thousands of bicycles as part of a grab and go network. cycling in san francisco has increased by 71 percent since 2006. >> maybe you are considering riding the bicycle to work today. how is the weather? >> mike? >> cool this morning, though, absolutely. good morning, to you, if you can get throughout and bicycle, more
power to you. across the state, notice how quiet it is, a few scattered snows with snows around los angeles and mount shasta but otherwise it is dry and it will get more dry beyond today. still, a chance of a mountain scattered snow shower at tahoe and yosemite at 39 and san diego around 57 and possible showers. we have high clouds and sunshine and 6 in palm springs and mid-to-upper 50's through the central valley and big sur. >> reports of a stall at santa cruz mountains near redwood city, blocking one lane of traffic so you come up on that quickly so use extra caution if you are traveling south 17 with two power poles down. power is out in the area and you will need to use extra caution. if the stoplights are out,
consider it a four-way stop. northbound 880, there is road work for another five minutes me caltran. >> if you have "forever" stamps they will still remain the same but other stamps are going up. >> gas prices are going up, the average price as $3.44 a gallon. in california, the average is $3.67. in the bay area it is $3.7. whole foods is recalling their brand of smoked salmon because of sample that tested positive
for listeria. according to the food and drug administration there have been no reported illnesses with the smoked salmon. >> research suggests supposing teens to commercials promoting alcohol can lead to undertake drinking. they looked at 3,900 students in the los angeles area and asked students in 7th to 10th grade about their exposures to alcohol and how much they enjoyed the ads. exposure to the ads and liking them influencing the underage drinking. the study is in the latest "journal of pediatrics." the american academy has new guidelines for treating children with type two diabetes including when to start insulin treatment and the starting a healthy diet and exercise. many can get off medication just by losing weight. more cases are being reports because of the rising right of childhood obesity.
until now most type research was focused on adult. >> this morning, the san francisco 49ers are ready for the super bowl practice. the countdown to the big game is officially underway. next at 5:00, we will hear from the niners in a live report from new orleans. >> san francisco's breakers vase in trouble. i will explain coming up. at embassy suites, you get more delicious moreness every morning
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thanks for joining us. i am kristen sze. this monday, starting super bowl week, our 49ers are down in new orleans and well hear about that. right now we will hear about the weather. >> i heard something about that. mike, how does it look? >> cloudy. good morning, everyone. you can see them on live doppler 7 hd, also note the lack of radar returns, it is still dry outside. this morning we are around 35 to 45 with high clouds and sunshine with a chance of showers but mostly near the coast and over the ocean. it will be cool and breezy with 50 to 59 but not as breezy this morning but you will need a coat at 46 to 52. now the traffic? >> stall southbound 17, blocking the right lane of traffic with no red sensors so little slowing beyond the scene. a little deficit bunching up but